Tag Archives: The Guardian

Two arrested over murder of Northern Ireland PC Ronan Kerr

Northern Ireland Two men, aged 27 and 40, held in connection with death of officer killed in booby-trap bomb attack in 2011 Ronan Kerr, 25, who was killed when an explosive device detonated under his car in Omagh. Photograph: PSNI/PA Northern Ireland Two arrested over murder of Northern Ireland PC Ronan Kerr Two men, aged 27 and 40, held in ...

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Teenage girl found dead in crashed car was murdered, police say

Crime Megan Bannister, 16, was already dead when the car she was in collided with motorcycle in Enderby, Leicestershire, officers believe Megan Bannister was a funny, popular student who was training to be a midwife, her family said. Photograph: Leicestershire police/PA Crime Teenage girl found dead in crashed car was murdered, police say Megan Bannister, 16, was already dead when ...

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Tory minister who tried to save stabbed officer pays tribute to police

Police Tobias Ellwood receives award from Police Federation for giving first aid to PC Keith Palmer after Westminster attack Tobias Ellwood shakes hands with an armed officer as he enters parliament on 24 March, two days after the Westminster attack. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images Police Tory minister who tried to save stabbed officer pays tribute to police Tobias Ellwood receives ...

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Search under way after yacht is found crewless off Scarborough

Scarborough Boat named Don’t Panic is discovered run aground near town’s west pier 11 hours after it left harbour Don’t Panic is towed by a lifeboat off Scarborough’s West Pier. Photograph: Dave Barry/RNLI/PA Scarborough Search under way after yacht is found crewless off Scarborough Boat named Don’t Panic is discovered run aground near town’s west pier 11 hours after it ...

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McDonald's apologises over ad 'exploiting child bereavement'

McDonald’s Fast food giant says it did not mean to cause upset but will continue to screen TV spot that sparked scores of complaints Play Video 1:31 McDonald’s advert accused of exploiting childhood bereavement – video McDonald’s McDonald’s apologises over ad ‘exploiting child bereavement’ Fast food giant says it did not mean to cause upset but will continue to screen TV ...

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Energy price rises help drive UK inflation up to 2.7%

Inflation Increases in clothing, car tax and air fares also blamed as CPI exceeds City forecasts and adds to pressure on living standards and consumer spending The ONS said producer output price inflation was above 5%, indicating further rises in inflation could be expected. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Inflation Energy price rises help drive UK inflation up to 2.7% Increases in ...

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UK-wide events to mark first anniversary of Jo Cox’s death

Jo Cox More than 100,000 community events to take place as part of The Great Get Together in commemoration of murdered MP Placards show Jo Cox’s picture during a commemorative event in Trafalgar Square, London, last year. Photograph: Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images Jo Cox UK-wide events to mark first anniversary of Jo Cox’s death More than 100,000 community events to take ...

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Football abuse scandal: eight clubs could face sanctions after missing deadlines

The FA • Eight clubs have failed to respond to independent inquiry • Level of non-cooperation is ‘deeply concerning’, says specialist lawyer The FA is ready to step in and has the power to impose sanctions if it considers the clubs who have failed to comply are threatening to undermine the investigation into child abuse in football. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty ...

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Leasehold is biggest problem for UK homeowners, study finds

Leasehold ‘Money-grabbing scheme’ traps many new buyers with spiralling ground rents, says HomeOwners Alliance Nine out of 10 new builds in London are now leasehold, the study found. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Leasehold Leasehold is biggest problem for UK homeowners, study finds ‘Money-grabbing scheme’ traps many new buyers with spiralling ground rents, says HomeOwners Alliance Leasehold has become the number one ...

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Government threatened with legal action over immigration checks

Immigration and asylum Campaign group presses home secretary to order full evaluation of ‘right to rent’ immigration status checks by landlords Compulsory immigration status checks by landlords on potential tenants were extended across England in 2016. Photograph: Matthew Lloyd/Getty Images Immigration and asylum Government threatened with legal action over immigration checks Campaign group presses home secretary to order full evaluation ...

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